Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 8-13-15

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, WI Dept of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Issue No. 17 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at:

I N S I D E  T H I S  I S S U E

LOOKING AHEAD:  Western bean cutworm flight subsiding across Wisconsin

FORAGES & GRAINS:  Grasshopper populations increasing in alfalfa and other crops

CORN:  Moderate corn earworm flights registered in Dodge and Green Lake Cos.

SOYBEAN:  Soybean aphid densities unlikely to reach threshold in most fields this season

FRUITS: Apple maggot flies continue to emerge in orchards

VEGETABLES:  Potato and tomato crops remain at risk of late blight infection

NURSERY & FOREST: Redbud trees in Dane County diagnosed with Verticillium wilt

DEGREE DAYS:  Growing degree day accumulations through August 12, 2015

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